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The College Luminaries Program is where ambition meets accomplishment.

The College of Arts and Sciences Luminaries Program gives College undergraduate students a unique opportunity to gain leadership and professional experience that will help them transition into life after earning their degree.

We're looking for people who want to inspire and be inspired.

Our Most Recent Event

Luminaries Annual Fall Forum 2016

The Luminaries Annual Fall Forum is a two-day event where influential alumni, called Luminaries, return to campus to share their experiences and stories. The weekend features campus tours, panel discussions, and a meet and greet.

Current + Past Luminaries

  1. Amy Balcius

    B.A. Journalism and English, 1994
  2. Kenneth Buechler

    Ph.D. Biochemistry, 1981
  3. Charlie Clifford

    B.A. English, 1965
  4. Beth Davies

    B.A. Forensic Studies, 1984
  5. Eli Flournoy

    B.A. Political Science, 1991
  6. James McGee

    B.A. Political Science, 1977
  7. Mark Johnson, Ph.D.

    B.A. Mathematics and Computer Science, 1993
  8. Andy Carothers

    B.A. Germanic Studies and Journalism, 1991
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  1. Student Success Story: Samantha Strong

    Student Success Story: Samantha Strong

    Samantha Strong wasn't expecting to get her dream job right out of college, but when she did, she couldn't have been more excited.

  2. Student Success Story: Anna Marie Farlow

    Student Success Story: Anna Marie Farlow

    Anna Marie Farlow went from envisioning herself in the world of dentistry to becoming a scientist. This past summer, Farlow earned an internship with the Eli Lilly Company.

  3. Editorial Quotes Neuroscience Luminary

    Editorial Quotes Neuroscience Luminary

    Keith Fargo's expertise contributes to an editorial piece on funding for Alzheimer's research.

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Whether you're a student finding your passion or an Arts and Sciences graduate looking to give back to the next generation, the College Luminaries Program has a place for you.

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